Scientific Packages List

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This page lists the software tools available in Fedora Scientific, in addition to the ones available in the Fedora KDE Spin. This page is in progress. All the packages included are here

(Refer: Scientific_Spin)

Contents

Scientific and Numerical Computing Tools/Environments

Name Functionality Homepage
gsl GNU Scientific Library http://www.gnu.org/s/gsl/
maxima (with wxMaxima) Computer Algebra System http://maxima.sourceforge.net/
GNU Octave (with QtOctave frontend) Numerical Computation Package http://www.gnu.org/software/octave/
matplotlib Python plotting library http://matplotlib.sourceforge.net/
SciPy Scientific tools for Python http://www.scipy.org/
SpeedCrunch Fast, high precision and powerful desktop calculator http://speedcrunch.org/en_US/index.html
GNU Units Scale converter http://www.gnu.org/s/units/
Spyder Scientific PYthon Development EnviRonment http://packages.python.org/spyder/
Root Data Analysis http://root.cern.ch/drupal/
R (with Rkward) Statistical Computing and Graphics http://www.r-project.org/

Generic Programming and Development Tools/Libraries

Name Functionality Homepage
C/C++ tools (gcc, autotools, flex, bison, strace,ddd, valgrind..) Tools for C/C++ development http://gcc.gnu.org/ and others.
GNU Fortran Fortran Compiler http://gcc.gnu.org/fortran/
Java Development tools Java compilers/interprters http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Java
Eclipse IDE IDE for C/C++/Java/PHP/Groovy.. http://www.eclipse.org/

Parallel and Distributed Programming Tools/Libraries

Name Functionality Homepage
OpenMP Shared memory C/C++ programming http://openmp.org/wp/
OpenMPI Open Source MPI implementation http://www.open-mpi.org/
PVM Parallel Virtual Machine http://www.csm.ornl.gov/pvm/
Torque Batch jobs processing/Resource manager Homepage


Editing, Plotting, Drawing and Visualization

Name Functionality Homepage
Texmaker LaTex Editor http://www.xm1math.net/texmaker/
Kile TeX/LaTeX editor for the KDE http://kile.sourceforge.net/
Lyx The Document Processor http://www.lyx.org/
Scribus Layout and Publishing http://www.scribus.net/canvas/Scribus
Inkscape Vector graphics editor http://inkscape.org/
ScITE Text Editor http://www.scintilla.org/SciTE.html
Xfig (including programs for working with fig files) Drawing program http://www.xfig.org/
gnuplot Plotting Program http://www.gnuplot.info
Dia Drawing program http://projects.gnome.org/dia/
GGobi Data Visualization http://www.ggobi.org/
G3DATA Extracting data from graphs http://www.frantz.fi/software/g3data.php
GIMP Image processing http://www.gimp.org/
Mayavi 3-D Visualization http://mayavi.sourceforge.net/

Version Control/Backup tools and Document Managers

Name Functionality Homepage
Git (with GUI) Distributed Version control http://git-scm.com/
SVN (RapidSVN) Subversion Version Control http://rapidsvn.tigris.org/
Mercurial Mercurial Version Control system http://mercurial.selenic.com/
backintime(with GUI) Backup tool http://backintime.le-web.org/
pdfshuffler PDF manager Homepage
BibTool Bibliography manager Homepage

Miscellaneous

Name Functionality Homepage
hevea LaTex to HTML translator http://hevea.inria.fr/
IPython (including IPython notebook) Productive Interactive Computing http://ipython.org/
GNU Screen Terminal Multiplexer http://www.gnu.org/s/screen/

--Amitksaha (talk) 06:11, 5 September 2013 (UTC)